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WHS: A Management Guide with Student Resource Access 12 Months, 4th Edition

by: Richard Archer | Kerry Borthwick | Michelle Travers | Leo Ruschena

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,20.08.14

Category: MANAGEMENT Level: B/I/A

ISBN: 017025982X
ISBN13: 9780170259828

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PRESCRIBED TEXT FOR:

- Institution: ICMS (International College Of Management, Sydney)
Course Code: MGT230
Course Name: Facilities Management
ICMS - May 2016

- Institution: Australian Catholic University - St Patrick 's (Melbourne)
Course Code: OTHY202
Course Name: OTHY202 (Ergonomics and OCcupational Health and Safety)
Semester 1 2016

The fourth edition of WHS: A management guide continues to take a humanist approach (work should satisfy human needs equally with organisational goals), and goes beyond the risk-management model of physical safety to take into account the larger perspective of human health needs, including psychological and social needs. This edition will build on the key strengths of previous edition, namely
. the humanist approach
. well-developed insights into the Model Act, which situates the authors in an excellent position to build on current status quo and update examples for the states that are yet to implement it fully
. VET competencies

FEATURES:

- Emphasises the strategic strategic role that WHS can play in meeting human needs with organisational goals. A humanist approach allows students to develop all-round management skills alongside risk management
- Pedagogical elements includeDid You Know boxes, Case studies with questions, WHS in Practice boxes, Summaries and 'In your workplace' scenarios with questions
- Based on the 2012 Model Act, so that all regulatory and legislative elements are in harmony for the states that have signed up, and with up-to-date examples for states that have yet to implement the Act fully.
- Carefully mapped for the Vocational and Professional Market, to ensure that all competencies are covered

CONTENTS:

1. Introducing Health and Safety
2. Understanding the legal framework
3. Consulting on WHS
4. Developing a systematic approach
5. Managing WHS information
6. Identifying hazards & managing risk
7. Managing hazards associated with plant
8. Controlling risk: ergonomics
9. Controlling risk: occupational and environmental hygiene (New title)
10. Using equipment to monitor workplaces
11. Managing psychosocial hazards
12. Controlling risk: safe design
13. Auditing & evaluating WHS activity
14. Dealing with emergencies
15. Notifying, reporting & investigating incidents
16. Compensating injured workers & managing injuries
17. Promoting a health & safety culture
18. Topical issues